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COLLECTION

OF

BRITISH AUTHORS.

VOL. CCLXXIV.

HISTORY OF ENGLAND BY LORD MAHON.

IN SEVEN VOLUMES.
VOL. VI.

HISTORY OF ENGLAND

THE PEACE OF UTRECHT TO THE PEACE OF VERSAILLES.
1713—1783.

BY LOED MAHOK

COPYRIGHT EDITION.

IN SEVEN VOLUMES. - VOL. VI.
1774—1780.

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BERNHAED TAUCHNITZ
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CONTENTS OF VOLUME VL

A. D. CHAPTER LI. page

1774. Ill news from America 1

The Tea-ships 2

Tumult at Boston »*

The Boston Port Bill , 3

Precedents alleged

The measure passes . . . 4

The Massachusetts Government Bill &

The "province of Quebec" 6

Recall of Governor Hutchinson •

The "Yankees" 8

Lord Sandwich and Colonel Grant *»•

Death of Louis the Fifteenth •

Proceedings in Virginia

Solemn League and Covenant *1

Effects of the Boston Port Bill . - »J>;

Camp on Boston Common .**

Intrenchments on Boston Neck *J.

General Congress at Philadelphia *3

Its first meetings"

Two parties in presence .**

Letters to Lord Dartmouth • • %0*

Declaration of Rights *®

The Carolina delegates

Address to the people of Canada -to.

The "Committees of Safety" 18

The "Minute-men" M

Dissolution of Parliament in England to.

New Elections 20

Wilkes installed as Lord Mayor W*

Serjeant Glynn **

1775. Reappearance of Chatham in Parliament . .... to.

He moves an Address to the King 22

The Duke of Cumberland and Dr. Price 24

Interviews between Chatham and Franklin .... 25

Solemn assurances from the latter 26

Chatham frames a Conciliatory Bill 27

His opening speech

Reply of Lord Sandwich 10»

The Bill is rejected .3°

III consequences of that event *£i.

Ministerial differences .32

Interview between Franklin and Lord Howe . . * • w.

Scheme of conciliation from Lord North . * • • • 33

111 received by the Bedford party *&•

Resolutions moved by Burke 34

His admirable speech 35

Periods of 1704 and 1774 ." *&.

CHAPTER LII.

The winter in Massachusetts ....... 37

The Stockbridge Indians

Expedition of British troops to Concord 38

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